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  • Updated: January 16, 2023

ASUU: FUOYE VC Says Salary Arears Will Be Paid Soon

ASUU: FUOYE VC Says Salary Arears Will Be Paid Soon

Prof Abayomi Fasina, the Vice Chancellor of F Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has raised the hope of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on the issue of salary payment.

Speaking during the matriculation of the newly admitted students of the university, Fasina commended the union members' commitment to their duties despite the unpaid salary arrears by the Federal Government. 

The VC assured the lecturers that the impasse between ASUU and the government would be resolved soon and out of court.

Fasina said:  “I want to thank ASUU for showing understanding. Their salary issues will be resolved. I am sure that very soon, there is going to be a new salary package for the lecturers. 

“It is in this year’s budget and they are going to commence it very soon.

"I am confident that the matter between ASUU and the Federal Government will be resolved out of court.”

The VC added that the institution would begin admission of students into its Faculty of Medical Sciences after the final approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The Faculty of Medicine is coming up. We are waiting for the NUC to do resource accreditation.

“Every other thing has been done. The Dental and Medical Council of Nigeria has given us the go ahead to admit 50 students. We are only waiting for the NUC to do resource accreditation.

"Once they are here, we are good to go and we will advertise and admit new students,” he said.

He urged the fresh students to stay away from every form of social vices and indiscipline, maintaining that FUOYE is committed to providing a conducive environment for students. 

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